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Following the Nereids - Sea Routes and Maritime Business, 16th-20th Centuries by Maria Christina Chatziioannou & Gelina Harlaftis (eds.) - Paperback - 2006 - from DEMETRIUS SIATRAS (SKU: 107189)

Following the Nereids - Sea Routes and Maritime Business, 16th-20th Centuries

Following the Nereids - Sea Routes and Maritime Business, 16th-20th Centuries by Maria Christina Chatziioannou & Gelina Harlaftis (eds.) - Paperback - 2006 - from DEMETRIUS SIATRAS (SKU: 107189)

Following the Nereids - Sea Routes and Maritime Business, 16th-20th Centuries

by Maria Christina Chatziioannou & Gelina Harlaftis (eds.)

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In english. Soft cover, 28 cm, 264 pp. This book presents a rounded approach to greek maritime history, covering a wide range of themes from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. It discusses greek shipping enterprises in Greece and abroad, focusing on seamen, merchants and shipowners. It looks at nineteenth-century port cities and today's European port policy. It presents various facets of greek fishing, from traditional sponge diving to modern fishing business. It examines aspects of the Greek Navy and the museological utilization of an episode in its history. It enhances the significance of the sea as a source of inspiration in literature and as a natural resource for the development of Greek tourism. It discusses the success of Greek shipowners in the second half of the 20th century to the present day that has stimulated interest in their business culture and entrepreneurship. The book comprises 21 texts by academics and researchers from universities and research foundations in Greece and abroad.

CONTENTS:

Part I: maritime enterprises, 16ΤΗ-18ΤΗ centuries
Gerassimos PAGRATIS 31
The merchants of Venetian Corfu in the first half of the 16th century
Despina VLAMI 43
Imperial tactics against a maritime power: Fourteen reasons for which
the Sublime Porte declared war against the Republic of Venice in December 1714
Eleftheria ΖΕΙ 61
The proposal of the traveller C. Sonnini on the organization of French commerce in the Archipelago: A first theory of economic insularity
Maria EFTHYMIOU 73
Greek seamen in the Ottoman Navy: A reconsideration

Part II: international business, 19TH-20ΤΗ centuries
Maria Christina CHATZIIOANNOU 87
Shaping Greek-Tunisian commercial relations in the Ottoman Mediterranean world. The Efessios Merchant House
Katerina VOURKATIOTI 99
The House of Ralli Brothers (c. 1818-1961)
Helen BENEKI 111
From the Aegean to the world: Merchant and shipping activities of the Embiricos family from andros, mid-19th to mid-20th century
Evridiki SIFNEOS 121
P.M. Courtgi and the birth of a Greek-Ottoman liner company: The Aegean Steamship Company
Ιoannis THEOTOKAS 137
The competitiveness of Greek shipping companies in the interwar period

Part III: ports and shipping, 19TH-20TH centuries
Christina AGRIANTONI 149
Greek ports in the 19th and 20th centuries: From trade to industry
Constantinos I. CHLOMOUDIS & Athanasios A. PALLIS 155
EU port policy: A process of inexorable policy integration
Maria LEKAKOU & Irene FAFALIOU 165
The coastal shipping issue in Greece: State policies, market structure and key causes

Part IV: fisheries
Evdokia OLYMPITOU 183
When an occupation becomes a way of life: Comments on sponge fishing in the Dodecanese during the 19th and20th centuries
Alexandros DAGKAS 193
Greek sponge - fishing boat owners and sponge fishers on the North African coasts in the interwar years: Social aspects of their activity
George STATHAKIS 205
The story of my father: Notes on a distinguished family of fishermen in Greece

Part V: the navy
Zisis FOTAKIS 217
Sea power and the emergence of the modern Greek State, 1821-1829
Eleanna VLACHOU 223
A museographic approach to maritime history: The submarine Delphin and the first torpedo attack

Part VI: the sea as an inspiration in culture and ideology
Karen VAN DYCK 233
Greek literature, the diaspora, and the sea
Costas KATEFORIS & Panayotis KIMOURTZIS 245
Teaching Commercial and Maritime Law at the University of Athens (1837-1910)

Part VII: leisure and research in maritime history
Angelos VLACHOS 255
Discovering the sea: The role of the Greek State in the development of sea tourism in the 1950s
Gelina HARLAFTIS & Katerina PAPACONSTANTINOU 263
On the searoutes of the Nereids: The compiling of maritime history databases covering the 18th to the 20th century

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Following the Nereids - Sea Routes and Maritime Business, 16th-20th Centuries
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Maria Christina Chatziioannou & Gelina Harlaftis (eds.)
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